Category Archive: PFIT TIPS

Working the Heart vs. Working Off Fat

#TBT – Throwback Thursday The US Air Force conducted one of the first studies on cardio vascular (or aerobic) exercise. It took another 20 years after that before most people would actually step on a treadmill for some “cardio” in a gym. Back in the 80s, no one even knew what the word “cardio” was. People ran, …

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Alcohol Consumption: Harmful or Helpful?

  ACE Fitness did a recent infographic on 6 Ways Alcohol Affects Your Health. I expected all the info to be bad, but some of it surprised me. Alcohol seemed to improve your health in some ways, but hurt it in others. However, a word they kept using over and over was “moderate” consumption – which led me …

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Fat Burning Bikini Workout

This workout is a fat-burning workout with an emphasis on toning the lower body, shoulders and abs. Weight and rest is SUPER important. Weight should be challenging and rest should not go one second over the prescribed rest time. Each round should take 15 minutes, making this workout a killer 45 minute workout. Click on …

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Top 5 Things to Do While Exercising

Everyone is strapped on time. We feel constantly rushed and struggle to squeeze all our responsibilities into each day. After cooking, cleaning, working, taking care of kids, taking care of spouses…we are still supposed to find time to take care of ourself to actually workout. How? Well, I believe most of (if we were honest) waste …

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3 Reasons You Can’t Run Off the Fat

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog entitled “Runners Beware: 4 Things You Need to Know” while sitting on a plane headed to New York for a GNC event with FitFluential. Later that day I logged on to check my blog and discovered a HUGE spike in views. This obviously was a hot topic! The 4 points I discussed in that blog …

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Top 20 Most Effective (& Most Hated) Exercises

Some Exercises Are Really A Chore Seriously, I’d be lying if I told you I love every exercise. People need to be realistic. You may like a clean home, but that doesn’t mean you enjoy cleaning toilets. While you might not mind wiping down the counters, there will be some things you don’t like to …

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Are You Fit or Are You Fooling Yourself?

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You’ve probably heard the saying “going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than standing in the garage makes you a car”. There is so much truth to this statement, but yet people are constantly fooling themselves into this kind of thinking. In my field, people think going to the gym should be …

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IsoPure: Low-Cal, Low Carb, High Protein

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This year, Bonnie and I merged our blog site together with a new focus – fitness, food and faith. Together, we share our life. We share our victories and our failures. We share our life lessons (learned both the easy way and hard way), fitness tips, favorite recipes, workouts, marriage, helpful products, motivation, encouragement and …

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Secret Benefits to Push-Ups

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Some people may be under the impression that push-ups are only for men, but push-ups have many surprising benefits for men and women of all fitness levels. I recently wrote an article for Answers.com on 7 Surprising Benefits to Push-Ups that will have you diving on the floor, and make you eager to get your push-ups in! It’s …

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30 Days of Motivation: The Power in Trying

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Quote of the Day: “I can be stronger, I can be thinner, I can be healthier…unless I quit trying.” Scripture of the Day: “Do your best (TRY) to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15 Today I …

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